Not The End Of The World – Root Canals in Lafayette CO

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Root canal. These are among the most ominous words in dentistry. But at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, they don’t have to be. A successful root canal (known formally as endodontic treatment) can save a tooth and prevent the need for an extraction. During the procedure, the nerve and pulp of the affected tooth…

Why You Shouldn’t Dread Going To The Dentist

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Boulder County gentle dentist

If you are afraid of the dentist and have not had a check-up in years, today’s post is for you. Good news! Dentistry in the Lafayette area and around Colorado is nothing like it was when you were a kid. (Even if you’re still a kid, we invite you to keep reading.) There Is No…

Keeping Dental Patients Comfortable in Lafayette

Sedation Dentistry Keeps Patients Comfortable in Lafayette, CO

Pain isn’t fun. Your Lafayette, CO dentist knows this, and that is why the dental team at Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry have made patient comfort a top priority. In conjunction with creating a relaxing environment, your dentist has various medications that can reduce and even eliminate pain associated with different cosmetic dentistry…

Ignoring It Won’t Make It Go Away

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Are you a busy Boulder resident suffering with a toothache, but ignoring the pain? Have you started chewing on one side of your mouth to avoid your sensitive teeth? Have you stopped drinking hot and cold beverages to alleviate the discomfort? Dental pain is like an unpaid speeding ticket, ignoring it won’t make it go…

Sedation Dentistry In Boulder

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Lafayette sedation dentistry

Many Boulder dentistry patients have discovered the benefits of anxiety-free dentistry (sometimes called sedation dentistry). There are three main types of sedation options available in the Boulder area. Inhalation Nitrous Oxide, sometimes called ‘laughing gas‘ has been used in Boulder cosmetic dentist offices for over a century, because, in many ways, it is an ideal…